HC Deb 25 May 1905 vol 146 cc1387-8
MR. JAMES O'KELLY (Roscommon, N.)

To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland whether the Estates Commissioners have had under their consideration the sale and purchase of the entire estate of Mrs. Grace Pakenham, Mahon, in the county Roscommon, including the pastoral and agricultural hamlet of Strokestown; and, if so, whether any progress has been made by the Estates Commissioners in this matter; and have they declared the whole estate to be an estate within the meaning of the Land Act, 1903. See (4) Debates, cxli., 1073. (Answered by Mr. Walter Long.) No proceedings for the sale of this estate have been instituted before the Estates Commissioners.